Sunday, January 12, 2020

Current Focus



  • 4th grade:
Social Studies- The South

* Persuasive Essays


  • 5th grade: 
Social Studies- Colonization & Settlement (1585-1763)

* Research-Based Argument Essays


  • 6th grade:
Social Studies- Ancient Egypt

* Research-Based Information Writing



  • 4th, 5th, 6th English-  Verbs; Commas & Quotations

    Sunday, January 5, 2020

    December 2019 Memories






    We had a great time learning about how the Olive Press works.






     Thank you, Mrs. Carnevale, for coming to visit us.  We really enjoyed learning about the history of Hanukkah.










    Thank you, Fantasy Island! This was such an awesome surprise!





    Happy New Year, everyone! 

    Sunday, December 1, 2019

    Notable November

    With our eyes closed and hands locked?
    No problem!


    Table Share Rotation- 
    a chance to give compliments, ask questions, and make good suggestions. 

     Why is it important to study your family's heritage?



    Thank you for visiting us, Mr. Bien! 
    It was so fun to learn about flight and how air traffic systems work.


    Sunday, October 27, 2019

    Whitesbog Historic Village


    We had such a great time learning about cranberry ecology and the early cranberry farming in the mid-1800s.  Thank you, Mrs. Harkness, for planning this awesome trip!















    Sunday, October 20, 2019

    Show Your Spirit!





    Our New Units




    • 4th grade:
    Social Studies- The East- In this unit, we will study the geography and history of the East, exploring its major land and water features as well as it climate, resources, economy and settlement patterns.
    *Family Heritage Report



    • 5th grade: 
    Social Studies- Native Americans- In this unit, we are focusing on cultural practices, political systems, religion and values of various tribes. 
    *Compare & Contrast Essay on 2 tribes



    • 6th grade:
    Social Studies- Mesopotamia- In this unit, students will discover how the development of technology affected the development of a society.
    *DAR Report- Mayflower Voyage



    • 4th, 5th, 6th English:  How can we identify and use different types of Nouns (Common, Proper, Singular, Plural, Possessive, Irregular Plural Nouns)


    Sunday, September 15, 2019

    Welcome Back to School!

    Who's ready to start the year off right?  We are!










    Our new units are listed below:

         *4th Grade
    English: 4 Types of Sentences, Parts of a Sentence, Correcting Run-on Sentences, Using Correct Punctuation and Capitalization
    Social Studies: Geography: Land, Water, & Resources of the USA; Regions of the US; Climate Regions

         *5th Grade
    English4 Types of Sentences, Parts of a Sentence, Compound Sentences & Conjunctions; Identifying & Correcting Run-on Sentences and Fragments, Using Correct Punctuation and Capitalization
    Social Studies: The Silk Road

         *6th Grade
    English4 Types of Sentences, Parts of a Sentence, Complex Compound Sentences with Conjunctions; Identifying & Correcting Run-on Sentences and Fragments, Using Correct Punctuation and Capitalization
    Social Studies: Paleolithic & Neolithic Eras